20-Year-Old James Bridges, AKA Cole Gonzales, Facing Terrorism ChargesBy CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A U.S. Army soldier is facing terrorism charges, accused of plotting to blow up New York City’s 9/11 memorial and other landmarks.

Manhattan federal prosecutors say 20-year-old James Bridges, also known online as Cole Gonzales, was arrested Tuesday in Georgia.

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He is also charged with providing support to ISIS to attack American soldiers in the Middle East.

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Officials say Bridges was caught after providing details of terror plots online to an undercover FBI employee.

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